Received: 18 December 2019
Accepted: 24 June 2020
First Online: 30 June 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All animal work was conducted according to the national and international guidelines for animal welfare. The present study had been specifically approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), the Lower Saxony state veterinary office at the Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit, Oldenburg, Germany (registration number 33.9–42502-05-18A284).Written informed approval was acquired from the cat owners and breeders to collect samples and measurements for current research, publication and further investigations.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.